Record numbers using London cycle hire scheme

More people are using the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme than ever, with over 10 million journeys made in 2014

Cycling in London is now more popular than ever, according to figures released by Transport for London, with record numbers taking advantage of the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme.

Cycle hire numbers were up for the fifth quarter in a row - an increase of 10 per cent in 12 months - with a total of 10,023,987 journeys made in 2014, five per cent higher than the previous best figures in 2012.

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